Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Flattops; Gore and Elk Mountains, Central Mountain Valleys; Grand and Battlement Mesas; West Elk and Sawatch Mountains

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Taylor Park and Trappers Lake.

* TIMING...Light snow or rain/snow mix will change over to all snow by morning. Snow will continue through late Wednesday morning, with lulls along with periods of moderate to heavy snow at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...Between 8000 and 9000 feet, lowering to around 6500 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise during the afternoon. Significant snow accumulations will be mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* WINDS...Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph, switching to northwest by Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1/2 mile at times in heavier snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will become slick and snowpacked. In addition, snow and areas of blowing snow will reduce visibility.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: La Sal and Abajo Mountains

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...La Sal and Abajo mountains

* TIMING...Light snow or a rain/snow mix will change over to all snow by morning. Snow will continue through late Wednesday morning with lulls along with periods of moderate to heavy snow at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...Between 8000 and 9000 feet, lowering to around 6500 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise during the afternoon. Significant snow accumulations will be mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph, switching to northwest by Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1/2 mile at times in heavier snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will become slick and snowpacked. In addition, snow and areas of blowing snow will reduce visibility.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Northwestern San Juan Mountains; Southwest San Juan Mountains

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Telluride, Silverton, and Rico.

* TIMING...Light snow or a rain and snow mix will continue, changing to all snow by morning and picking up in intensity. Snow will continue through late Wednesday morning, though there will be lulls along with the moderate to heavy snow at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 14 inches with locally higher amounts above 10,000 feet.

* SNOW LEVEL...8000 feet lowering to around 6500 feet by Wednesday morning. Snow levels may rise during the afternoon. Significant snow accumulations will be mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, switching to northwest by Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...Lowering to less than 1/2 mile at times in heavier snow showers.

* IMPACTS...High elevation roadways will become slick and snowpacked, especially US-550 over Molas Pass and Red Mountain Pass as well as Lizard Head Pass on Hwy 145. In addition, snow and areas of blowing snow will reduce visibility.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.


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